Michael Birnbaum

Portrait and Typography: Stark, disembodied, reassuring, this 1932 election poster for a formerly little-known extremist is iconic without direct recourse to racism, biogtry or prejudice.

Selling National Socialism

A series of photographs depicts Hitler practicing before a speech, his hands shooting above his head, and his face working into a fiery froth, packing menace into a small frame. It’s enough simply to see him; hearing him is almost beside the point.